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Legislation proposed by Cori Bush prompts ice cream flavor

Sep. 21, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ben & Jerry's latest ice cream flavor is supporting a new approach to policing, a proposal sponsored by Democratic U.S. Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis. The Vermont-based company on Monday launched the flavor “Change is Brewing." The limited-batch...

Police: Arrest man in killing of 2 women killed in Ferguson

Aug. 18, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the killing of two women in a suburban St. Louis home over the weekend. The killings happened Saturday night in an incident that police have described as a domestic dispute involving five people. Investigators said the...

Police say 2 women killed in Ferguson home break-in

Aug. 16, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two women killed over the weekend in a suburban St. Louis home break-in were likely the victims of a domestic violence dispute, police said. The killings happened around 7 p.m. Saturday, when two people forced their way into a house in Ferguson,...

Ferguson mayor: Progress, yes, but still a long way to go

Aug. 10, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Seven years after Michael Brown's death turned a bright spotlight on the criminal justice system in Ferguson, Missouri, the town's mayor says progress is being made, but that there's still a long way to go. Brown, who was a Black 18-year-old, was...

Police seeking driver after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

Aug. 09, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis are seeking a driver involved in the fatal hit-and-run death of a pedestrian on a Ferguson street. The crash happened late Saturday night, when police were called to Chambers Road in Ferguson and found a critically...

Today in History

Aug. 09, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2021. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29...

For Missouri Rep. Cori Bush, the eviction fight is personal

Aug. 04, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly two decades before she was elected to Congress, Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri lived in a Ford Explorer with her then-husband and two young children after the family had been evicted from their rental home. So for Bush, a first-term Democrat from...

Police search for suspect in fatal Ferguson shooting

Jun. 27, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who was seen on surveillance cameras in the area after a man was fatally shot in a St. Louis suburb Sunday morning. The shooting happened around 8 a.m. inside an apartment at the Park Ridge Aparments complex in...